Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

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Ramsey County offers funding through the federal Community Development Block Grant Program for organizations with public infrastructure projects in low-to-moderate income suburban cities. Projects include public services, programs and facilities that promote the rehabilitation of owner-occupied housing and an improved quality of life for residents and their communities. Applicants must be a public or private nonprofit, government agency or for-profit organization that meets eligibility of the Code of Federal Regulations.


  • Provide decent housing.
  • Create suitable living environments.
  • Expand economic opportunities, primarily for persons of low and moderate income.

Eligible projects


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On May 9, 2023, the Ramsey County Housing and Redevelopment Authority approved CDBG and HOME funding for the following:

Recipient  Project Location Funding Source Investment
Community Improvement
Hammer Residences Home Revitalization scattered sites suburban countywide CDBG $148,000
MN One Stop for Communities Acquisition suburban countywide CDBG $90,000
Homeowner Home Rehabilitation
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity A Brush With Kindness City of Roseville CDBG


Slipstream Inc. Manufactured Home Critical Repair suburban countywide CDBG $225,000 
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties Single-Family Home Critical Repair and rehab activities suburban countywide CDBG $150,000
Public Services 
MN One Stop for Communities Program Services suburban countywide CDBG $40,000
HOME Line Tenant Hotline suburban countywide CDBG $39,936.80
HousingLink  Rental Housing Search suburban countywide CDBG $19,000
Hearts and Hammers Homeowner Home Rehabilitation suburban countywide CDBG $10,000
Open Arms of MN Nutrition Program suburban countywide CDBG $20,000
White Bear Area Food Shelf Food Support suburban countywide CDBG $20,000
Keystone Community Services Food Shelf Services suburban countywide CDBG $20,000
Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul Food Shelf suburban countywide CDBG $20,000
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Acquisition Rehab suburban countywide CDBG $150,000
Administration and Planning


Total $1,202,421


Recipient  Project Location Funding Source Investment
Affordable Rental Housing 
Reuter Walton Rice Street New Rental Construction Little Canada, MN HOME $831,822
Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Set Aside $91,355
Administration and Planning (less Dakota County Admin) $45,677
Total  $968,854